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#Breakthrough

# breakthrough - Friday 24 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Are you a coeliac? This new pill could make eating gluten a piece of cake Breakthrough

Are you a coeliac? This new pill could make eating gluten a piece of cake

A natural supplement made from egg yolk has been developed.

# breakthrough - Tuesday 21 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie French teenager in remission from HIV 12 years after stopping treatment Breakthrough

French teenager in remission from HIV 12 years after stopping treatment

Researchers said there is renewed hope for patients who start treatment early after infection.

# breakthrough - Wednesday 10 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Woman gives birth to baby using ovarian tissue frozen when she was a child Breakthrough

Woman gives birth to baby using ovarian tissue frozen when she was a child

The woman had fragments of her ovary frozen before undergoing chemotherapy at the age of 14.

# breakthrough - Wednesday 27 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie A herpes virus is being harnessed to battle skin cancer… Cold Sores

A herpes virus is being harnessed to battle skin cancer…

The results of the trial showed the treatment could lengthen survival by years in some patients.

# breakthrough - Thursday 5 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie How Jean-Claude Trichet WILL speak to the banking inquiry (sort of) Let's Talk This post contains videos

How Jean-Claude Trichet WILL speak to the banking inquiry (sort of)

The former ECB president may take questions when he visits Dublin next month – but not in Leinster House.

# breakthrough - Wednesday 25 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Mother of Cork toddler thanks hospital for saving her daughter with rare diabetes Never Seen Before

Mother of Cork toddler thanks hospital for saving her daughter with rare diabetes

Medication designed for Ava has meant that she no longer needs an insulin pump and can now live at home.

# breakthrough - Tuesday 17 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Irish ‘marvel molecule’ treatment will help people with Alzheimer’s, arthritis and MS Breakthrough

Irish ‘marvel molecule’ treatment will help people with Alzheimer’s, arthritis and MS

Scientists have discovered a common process across inflammatory conditions.

# breakthrough - Thursday 5 February, 2015

Galway teenager Ryan Manning has been cleared to play in Premier League – QPR

The youngster had been left in limbo owing to a dispute over compensation.

# breakthrough - Tuesday 2 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie HIV may be evolving to become less deadly Progress

HIV may be evolving to become less deadly

As the virus adapts to the human immune system in order to survive longer, it weakens its own ability to cause disease, according to new research.

# breakthrough - Thursday 13 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Breakthrough by Irish scientists could lead to cure for Parkinson’s Disease Trinity College

Breakthrough by Irish scientists could lead to cure for Parkinson’s Disease

“It’s a step towards knowing what we can do to potentially develop cures.”

# breakthrough - Saturday 25 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Transplants using ‘dead hearts’ have been performed in Australia World First

Transplants using ‘dead hearts’ have been performed in Australia

So far three people have received hearts in this way.

# breakthrough - Tuesday 21 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Paralysed man walks again following groundbreaking surgery Breakthrough

Paralysed man walks again following groundbreaking surgery

The surgery is being hailed as an “historic change” for those with spinal injuries.

# breakthrough - Thursday 2 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie A new drug could help families fight bad cholesterol Breakthrough

A new drug could help families fight bad cholesterol

Bad, bad, bad, cholesterol.

# breakthrough - Wednesday 1 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Could depression soon be diagnosed through a blood test? Breakthrough

Could depression soon be diagnosed through a blood test?

A breakthrough in research in the US suggests that depression could soon by diagnosed via a blood test.

# breakthrough - Wednesday 24 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie To infinity and Limerick: LIT experiment lands on International Space Station Intergalactic

To infinity and Limerick: LIT experiment lands on International Space Station

The experiment could deliver a breakthrough in successfully growing crops in harsh conditions on earth.

# breakthrough - Monday 15 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie New treatment could drop recurrence by half for some lung cancer sufferers Breakthrough

New treatment could drop recurrence by half for some lung cancer sufferers

A new radiation treatment could lengthen the lives of those suffering from small-cell lung cancer.

# breakthrough - Wednesday 20 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie A rubber band can be used to monitor health issues Discovery

A rubber band can be used to monitor health issues

Researchers at AMBER and the School of Physics, TCD, discovered a method of creating wearable sensors by adding graphene to rubber bands.

# breakthrough - Tuesday 19 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Queen’s University team develops breakthrough anti-superbug gel Breakthrough

Queen’s University team develops breakthrough anti-superbug gel

The gel can break down the protective biofilm surrounding resistant superbugs without damaging healthy cells.

# breakthrough - Friday 25 July, 2014

From Business ETC Irish startup to develop breakthrough biotechnology test for major US clinic Early Detection

Irish startup to develop breakthrough biotechnology test for major US clinic

Inform Bioscience will sign the agreement with Mayo Clinic next week to develop a test to detect preeclampsia in pregnancy.

# breakthrough - Thursday 24 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Irish scientists in Trinity have made another ‘world-first’ breakthrough Poisson's Ratio

Irish scientists in Trinity have made another ‘world-first’ breakthrough

This time it relates to measuring nanoscopic changes in an object’s elasticity.

# breakthrough - Tuesday 1 July, 2014

From Business ETC Irish scientists have made a breakthrough in superfast computers Breakthrough

Irish scientists have made a breakthrough in superfast computers

Scientists from AMBER in Trinity College Dublin have discovered a new magnetic material called MRG, which could allow for the development of superfast technology and energy efficient data storage.

# breakthrough - Tuesday 29 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Middle East peace deadline arrives – but no breakthrough Allegations

Middle East peace deadline arrives – but no breakthrough

US Secretary of State John Kerry denied allegations that he said Israel risks becoming an “apartheid state”.

# breakthrough - Thursday 17 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Agreed … Ukraine, Russia, the US and EU have reached a surprise deal in Geneva Breakthrough

Agreed … Ukraine, Russia, the US and EU have reached a surprise deal in Geneva

The four parties have agreed on a way forward following half a day of talks, including a call to disband armed groups that have taken over buildings.

# breakthrough - Thursday 27 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Autism begins during pregnancy, says new US study Breakthrough

Autism begins during pregnancy, says new US study

Researchers in California say they have “clear and direct evidence” that autism begins during early brain development.

# breakthrough - Wednesday 26 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie New treatment for most common type of arthritis could be here in 5 years Breakthrough

New treatment for most common type of arthritis could be here in 5 years

Around 400,000 people in Ireland suffer from osteoarthritis.

# breakthrough - Tuesday 18 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie The moment a scientist is told he made a major physics breakthrough Cosmic Inflation

# breakthrough - Sunday 2 February, 2014

VIDEO: Andrew Trimble ends 40 minutes of fierce Scottish resistance

The Ulster winger finished off a fine, sweeping move in first half injury time.

# breakthrough - Monday 27 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Eamon Collins was killed in 1999 – now there’s a DNA breakthrough Investigation This post contains images

Eamon Collins was killed in 1999 – now there’s a DNA breakthrough

Eamon Collins was beaten and stabbed in 1999 while out walking his dogs.

# breakthrough - Friday 1 November, 2013

From TheJournal.ie New drug could fight psychotic symptoms of Parkinson’s Breakthrough

New drug could fight psychotic symptoms of Parkinson’s

The new drug can stop people from having to be admitted to nursing homes, those in charge of the drug trial claim.

# breakthrough - Thursday 29 August, 2013

History made as NFL settles concussion lawsuit for $765m

The settlement will be paid out through medical benefits and injury compensation to more than 4,500 players.

# breakthrough - Thursday 22 August, 2013

Heaslip protégé Murphy eager to stake a claim for big games

The young Leinster back row is eyeing up a starting XV berth when the season begins on September 6.

# breakthrough - Wednesday 15 May, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Scientists create human stem cells by cloning for first time Breakthrough

Scientists create human stem cells by cloning for first time

The breakthrough is one of the most significant developments since Dolly the sheep – and could potentially be used to help diseases like Parkinson’s and MS.

# breakthrough - Tuesday 5 March, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Breakthrough in understanding how cancer cells ‘hijack’ and spread Cancer

Breakthrough in understanding how cancer cells ‘hijack’ and spread

A new research study is investigating how cancer cells spread around the body.

# breakthrough - Saturday 9 June, 2012

From The Daily Edge Fancy yourself as an up-and-coming musician? RTE is looking for you… Prize

Fancy yourself as an up-and-coming musician? RTE is looking for you…

The second RAAP/RTE Breakthrough Bursary for emerging musicians will see €24,500 in prize money and guaranteed radio air play on RTE stations for the winners.

# breakthrough - Tuesday 29 May, 2012

Peter Lawrie to make US Open bow

The Dubliner will play in his second Major tournament after qualifying at Walton Heath.

# breakthrough - Wednesday 22 February, 2012

From TheJournal.ie NUIG researchers discover enzyme linked with Huntington’s disease mutation Breakthrough

NUIG researchers discover enzyme linked with Huntington’s disease mutation

The findings are not a cure for the degenerative disease, but they could point to new ways to stop its progression.

# breakthrough - Monday 16 January, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Fluorescent spray finds tiny signs of oesophageal cancer – UK scientists Cancer

Fluorescent spray finds tiny signs of oesophageal cancer – UK scientists

A fluorescent dye sprayed onto the food pipe sticks to healthy cells but not cancerous or pre-cancerous ones – which could help detect the early signs of oesophageal cancer.

# breakthrough - Monday 19 September, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Queen’s University scientists make prostate cancer breakthrough Breakthrough

Queen’s University scientists make prostate cancer breakthrough

Leader of the study, Dr Joe O’Sullivan (pictured) described it as “a huge step forward” in the fight against prostrate cancer.

# breakthrough - Friday 19 August, 2011

From TheJournal.ie 13-year-old makes solar power breakthrough Breakthrough

13-year-old makes solar power breakthrough

The New York teenager made the discovery after being inspired by the patterns that tree branches are laid out in.

# breakthrough - Wednesday 20 July, 2011

Double amputee ‘Blade Runner’ makes the Worlds

The athlete at the centre of the debate about the use of prosthetics in sport has qualified for the Athletics World Championships after clocking a personal best in the 400m.

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